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Research Assistants (Social Science) Belfast

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    £9.68 - £12.78 ph
  • 12 Feb 2020
  • 12 Mar 2020
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Riada are recruiting on behalf of Northern Ireland Housing Executive for multiple Research Assistants (Social Science).
If you have a degree in social science and experience working in an applied social research environment, we want to hear from you!
Joining NI Housing Executive will ensure you enhance your professional career with a leading organisation passionate about quality of service and local community involvement. Their award winning organisation will provide excellent working and learning opportunities.
Location: Adelaide Street, Belfast.
Salary: £9.68 - £12.78 ph
Hours of Work: Full time, 37 hours Monday to Friday
Duties include:
The implementation and management of smaller research projects including the supervision staff activities to ensure the collation, collection and validation of statistical information.
  • The design and extraction of statistically valid samples from various sample frames held within and outside the NIHE
  • The design and production of appropriate survey questionnaires, including those for use in Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing projects
  • The statistical analysis of survey returns using SPSS Quality assurance and validation of data collected via surveys
  • The preparation of written reports on smaller projects and the drafting of other reports and papers under the direction of Project Leaders
  • The presentation of research results both orally and in report format 
  • The supervision and briefing of junior staff involved in the survey process
  • A degree in a social science and a minimum of 1 year experience working in an applied social research environment and must have used SPSS in an applied social research environment
  • A minimum of 3 years experience working in an applied social research environment and SPPS in an applied social research environment. 
As part of the reference checking and vetting process for this position you will be requested to undertake a Basic AccessNI Disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position.
Click the apply button below or email your CV to or call Mairead Douthart on 028 2563 1555 for more information.
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